Threats lead to police presence around Milwaukee County Courthouse
UPDATE: A witness reported to a Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy that two men on 9th Street, near the Milwaukee County Courthouse, may have displayed a firearm around 11:30 a.m. Friday, according to a release from the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.
The witness reported the suspects left in a white vehicle.
Officials said the courthouse was not shut down or under lockdown, but one entrance/exit to a parking structure was briefly closed while a search for the suspects was conducted.
Two suspects were detained, questioned and then released when police determined they were not involved.
The investigation is ongoing.
UPDATE: Bruce Harvey in the chief judge's office told TODAY'S TMJ4 there were reported threats during a homicide hearing inside Judge Borowski's courtroom Friday. He said they "thought somebody went down to the parking structure to get a gun."
Harvey said there were no reports there were actual guns and he had no indication that any arrests had been made.
MILWAUKEE -- Deputies are searching the area around the Milwaukee County Courthouse after there were reports that someone with a gun got past security Friday afternoon.
Initial reports said there was a man or men with guns outside the courthouse around 11:15 a.m.
TODAY'S TMJ4 will provide updates as they become available.